Exploration / Research Vessel


Price
AU $640,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable Finance
Currency
Length
74' 2" - 22.60m
Use
Cruising, Off-shore Fishing, Charter
Vessel Location
PNG - Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales Insurance
Year
1979
Hull Material
Steel

22m Steel Dive / Charter Vessel - This vessel is presently doing extended Surf / Dive Charters in PNG. She is in pristine condition for a vessel of this age and in PNG Commercial B survey to 200 nautical miles for 20 people on board overnight. She was built in Australia in 1979 and had a major refit in 2009 plus extensive upgrades over the last 2 years. Can go back into AMSA B survey as it was prior to going to PNG.
Caterpillar 3412 main of 504 hp gives 8.5 knot cruise at 45 lph including genset. Fuel capacity 15,625 litres
Accommodation include 6 guest cabins and 3 crew cabins. All fully air-conditioned, all lower guest cabins just freshly rebuilt - $8,000 AUD worth of new linen!
The engine room is enormous and has a HUGE inventory of all tooling needed for repairs at sea plus 10's of thousands of dollars worth of spares.
The vessel presents well and is in immaculate condition for her age, no rust!!!!
Chain lockers, steering compartments, bilges and tanks are immaculate!!
Come and see for yourself....

See extensive inventory below :


Price
AU $640,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
PNG Explorer
Boat Reference
Png ri ex
Year
1979
Length
74' 2" - 22.60m
Beam
6.38
Draft
2.75
Displacement
138 t
Vessel Location
Png - Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales
Region
South Pacific
Designer
Australian Ship Builders Industries
Builder
Australian Ship Builders Industries
Hull Material
Steel
Decks Material
Steel
Engine
3412 V12
Engine Make
Caterpillar
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
504
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
9000
Fuel Consumption
45 lph @ 8.5 knots including Genset
Max Speed
11 knots
Cruise Speed
8.5 knots
Propulsion
Shaft
Thrusters
No
Genset
415v
Fuel
15,625
Water
8428 litres - 2 x 4,214 litres
Dinghy
2 jet skis. 1 x 2004 model Yamaha. 1 x 2004 Kawasaki full maintained and operational. ( Exclusions - Two 6m tenders - can be negotiated in the sale)
Covers
Roll down clears on dining deck. All upper deck areas full covered with awnings, removable awning on aft deck
Accommodation
4 guest cabins and one female crew cabin below, 2 guest cabins and one crew cabin on main deck level and one crew/captains cabin in the wheelhouse.
All fully air-conditioned, all lower guest cabins just freshly rebuilt.
$8000 AUD just spent on high thread count linen towels etc. New mattresses with latex toppers
Cabins
6 guest cabins, 3 crew cabins
Berths
22
Shower
2
Toilet
3
Air-Con
Fully
Galley
Fully equipped and ready for commercial charter. Coffee machines, dehydrator, blenders, everything turnkey.
Plus front loader washing machine, tumble dryer.
Refrigeration
2 x 70lt chest freezers
1 x 180lt chest freezer
2 x large upright fridge freezer combos.
1 x 25kg per day cube ice machine.
Stove
Electric westinghouse, 5 elements, 1 year old.
Water-Maker
120 LPH desalinator
Hot Water
Yes
Ground Tackle
Anchors 2 x stockless - 1 x with two shots of chain to survey
Safety Gear
To Survey
Bilge Pumps
1 x plus drop pump to survey - 1 x engine driven pump to survey
Life Raft
25 man solas
Epirb
406
Life Jackets
23 solas to survey with lights and whistles
Flares
Yes
Fire Protection
All to survey plus engine room Co2 fire suppression and fully alarmed.
Electrics
12V, 24V, 240V, 415V supply.
Batteries :
Engine bank all new mid 2017 - 4 x 120 amp hour.
Radio bank : 2 x N70's
Invertor : 2 x 240v to 24v
Battery Charger : 2 x computerised plus 2 spare.
Switchboard 1 x wheelhouse sub and main engine room switchboard
Remarks: Serviced and to survey
Solar/Watermaker, 120 LPH northern water 3 phase
Electronics / Navigation
Bar / Clock : 1 to survey in wheelhouse and one on main deck level
Compass rooftop mounted with video feed - perfect zero deviation card by Bruce Copland.
Sounder : Furuno TZ touch
GPS : Furuno TZ touch
Plotter : Furuno TZ touch
Radar : Furuno : TZ touch 6KW
Maps for Plotter Navnet
Autopilot : Furuno
Interfaced : Yes
Remarks : All new in the last 12 months - spent well over $80k. Plus back up Raymarine C80 plotter. Everything to survey.
Survey Details
PNG Explorer comes ready for commercial work and freshly surveyed for PNG commercial survey to 200 miles overnight.
It can be put back into AMSA Australian survey with a updates which have come into play since she was last in an OZ "B" survey.
Remarks
Originally built and operated in Australia as a gulf pawn trawler. 2009 the Explorer underwent a major refit and re design with new stability booklet and all done under an Australian surveyors and Naval architect (Mc Alpine marine) strict supervision.

The engine room enormous and has a HUGE inventory of all tooling needed for repairs at sea plus 10's of thousands of dollarsworth of spares. I will forward a
complete inventory in the next week.
The vessel presents well and is in immaculate condition for her age, no rust!!!!
Chain lockers, steering compartments, bilges and tanks are immaculate!!
Come and see for yourself....

CONTACT DETAILS
Broker / Dealer
Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales Australia
Telephone
Address
16 Cooee Court
City / Suburb
Yeppoon
State
QLD
Country
Australia
Website


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